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Not TINA (There Is No Alternative) but TAPAS: THERE ARE PLENTY OF ALTERNATIVES
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Utopias, past and present: why Thomas More remains astonishingly radical - The Guardian

Utopias, past and present: why Thomas More remains astonishingly radical - The Guardian | real utopias | Scoop.it
What is a perfect society, and what’s the best kind of utopianism? Terry Eagleton looks at future thinking and concludes that our system is run by dreamers who call themselves realists
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Fully automated luxury communism: a utopian critique - libcom.org (blog)

Fully automated luxury communism: a utopian critique - libcom.org (blog) | real utopias | Scoop.it
A critique of the Fully Automated Luxury Communism argument, suggesting that it doesn't go far enough in envisioning a utopian transformation of social relations.
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Utopia and Its Discontents – The Los Angeles Review of Books

Utopia and Its Discontents – The Los Angeles Review of Books | real utopias | Scoop.it
SLAWOMIR SIERAKOWSKI is the founder and leader of Krytyka Polityczna (Political Critique), an Eastern European movement of liberal intellectuals, artists, and activists, with branches in Ukraine and Russia.
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Utopia or Bust by Benjamin Kunkel – Chapter One on David Harvey ...

Utopia or Bust by Benjamin Kunkel – Chapter One on David Harvey ... | real utopias | Scoop.it
Chapter One of Benjamin Kunkel, Utopia or Bust: A Guide to the Present Crisis is free to read online. It's mainly a discussion of David Harvey's work.
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6 ways socialism is superior to capitalism - Party for Socialism and Liberation

6 ways socialism is superior to capitalism - Party for Socialism and Liberation | real utopias | Scoop.it

The following is an edited version of a talk given by Brian Becker, a member of the Party for Socialism and Liberation’s Executive Committee, at an East Coast PSL membership conference.


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David Graeber and James C. Scott - For showing what anarchism can offer the world.

David Graeber and James C. Scott - For showing what anarchism can offer the world. | real utopias | Scoop.it

From Egypt, where a military coup ousted the first freely elected president, to the United States, where the government shut down over partisan bickering, 2013 has been a tough year for democracy. Together, David Graeber and James C. Scott are looking far outside the political mainstream for remedies: They're looking to anarchism.

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A Comparison of Economic Democracy and Participatory Economics

A Comparison of Economic Democracy and Participatory Economics | real utopias | Scoop.it
Many advocates of economic justice have long believed that capitalism needs to be transcended. However, positive programs for a just economy have been lacking compared to the hailstorm of anti-capitalist critiques that the left has produced.
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Economist, specialized in political economy and peer-to-peer dynamics; core member of the P2P Foundation